Right to vote. 


In the State of Indiana, you are eligible to vote if:

  • You are both a U.S. citizen and a resident of Indiana; and

  • You will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next General or Municipal Election, and 

  • You are not currently in prison after being convicted of a crime; and

  • You have lived in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election; and 

  • You are a registered voter. 


You can register to vote at one of two places: Your address while attending school (Your on-or-off campus residence) OR your address while not attending school (i.e. parents house).


You can register to vote and designate your place of residence as a street corner, park, shelter or any location where you usually spend the night. 


Polling places must be located in an ADA compliant facility and have at least one accessible voting machine. Voters who need assistance may designate a friend or relative, or receive assistance from a certified poll worker. Accommodations should be available to allow individuals with blindness or low vision to cast their vote privately, and wheelchair users or individuals who cannot stand for a long period of time should be accommodated to be allowed to sit while voting. 


As long as you are not currently in prison after being convicted of a crime, you can vote. Voting rights are restored once you are released from jail or prison; however, you will need to re-register. Individuals who are on parole, probation, or people who are in jail awaiting trial can vote. 


You have the SAME voting rights as someone who was born in the United States. 


Even if your gender does not match what is listed on your state issued photo ID, you can vote! However, you MUST register to vote with the name that is listed on your state issued photo ID.

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Merrillville, IN 46410

Phone: 219-736-1880

Fax: 219-736-1940

Email: contact@risenwi.org

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